Darren joined Brunswick in 2012 after 17 years at The Wall Street Journal, where he was a reporter and editor in New York and Asia covering a wide range of topics. His career at the Journal included five years in Singapore as a reporter and four years as Hong Kong bureau chief, and he was a member of the team that won an Overseas Press Club award for its coverage of the Asian financial crisis. He was also Deputy Managing Editor of WSJ.com, where he spent five years working on the site’s redesign during a time of explosive growth in digital traffic.
“Facts are stubborn things,” John Adams, one of America’s Founding Fathers, once famously remarked. For Alan Murray, life after The Wall Street Journal means a pursuit of pure facts, as he takes up his new role as President of the Pew Research Center.
By Darren McDermott
12 June 2013